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The Revolution Generation


The number of Millennials in the United States — those born between approximately 1978 and 2000 — is near 80 million people. They’re the most diverse generation in America, with 56 percent of them registered as politically Independent, and every single one of them will be needed if the planet is to avoid climate catastrophe. In THE REVOLUTION GENERATION, filmmakers Josh Tickell and Rebecca Tickell (whose previous films Fuel, Pump, and Kiss the Ground have examined oil, capitalism, and a regenerative way forward for the earth) spotlight a generation that has been mischaracterized, mislabeled, and mistakenly mocked. Through interviews and highlighting a theory by authors/generational demographists Neil Howe and William Strauss that history can be viewed as a series of

Running Time: 80 min.
Subject(s): Activism, Current Affairs, Ecology, Environment, Human Rights, Law and Justice, Politics, Social Justice, Society, Youth
Language(s): English
Producer(s): Josh & Rebecca Tickell
Cinematographer: Simon Balderas
Editor(s): Anthony Ellison
Production Company: Big Picture Ranch, Sustainable Films, Social Construct Films


  • Santa Barbara Independent
    “Politically powerful. A deeply reported, stereotype-slaying film about generational cycles.”
    Matt Kettmann
  • Cinema Daily US
    “A fascinating mosaic of the change-makers that belong to this questioned generation.”
    Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi

Festival Participation

  • DOC LA - 2021
    Best Screenwriting
  • DOC LA - 2021
    Best Producer
  • DOC LA - 2021
    Humanitarian Award

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